Taxis

Hackney carriage driver's licence

A hackney carriage is more commonly called a taxi and can be hailed at a hackney carriage rank or in the street.

Private hire driver's licence

Private hire vehicles cannot be hailed from the street, and all journeys must be pre-booked

Hackney carriage vehicle licence

How to get a licence for your hackney carriage

Private hire vehicle licence

How to get a licence for your private hire vehicle

Private hire operators licence

How to get a private hire operators licence

Licence fees

How much it costs to operate and run hackney carriages and private hire vehicles

Transfer of vehicle licence

Both the existing and the new vehicle owner needs to complete this form to inform us that a taxi has transferred ownership.

Testing stations

Approved MOT testing stations for Hackney carriages and Private Hire vehicles 

Online payments

You can pay for taxi licences using our online payments system

Taxi Licensing Sub Committee meeting minutes

Check what happened at previous meetings of the Taxi Licensing Sub Committee

Taxi Licensing Sub Committee meetings timetable

Find out when the next committee meeting is

Advice for passengers

As a passenger you may need advice about what your rights are or how to handle a taxi related situation

Complaints

How to complain about a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle